LeBron James has made NBA history. Here’s what celebrities had to say

LeBron James has made NBA history. Here’s what celebrities had to say | The Star “,”heading”:””,”fullWindow”:false,”fullBleed”:false,”showFullBleedOnMobile”:false,”headColor”:””,”type”:”html5mobile”,”textColor”:””,”mobileImageUrl”:””,”bgColor”:””,”imageUrl”:””,”registeredOnly”:false,”linkUrl”:””,”aodaTitle”:”Graphic”,”internalScroll”:false,”displayStyle”:”small-up”},{“text”:”Several current and former NBA players also chimed in, including Steph Curry, James Harden, Chris Paul, Draymond Green, Dirk Nowitzki and Raptors point guard Fred VanVleet.”,”type”:”text”,”isParagraph”:true,”isHeading”:false},{“type”:”slimcut”},{“text”:”Not one to be left out of the conversation, Toronto rapper Drake also paid tribute … Read more

Canadian star Kia Nurse signs with Seattle Storm: report

Canadian basketball star Kia Nurse is reportedly set to join the Seattle Storm. Nurse was a free agent after spending the last two seasons with the Phoenix Mercury. Her deal with the Storm was first reported Friday morning by ESPN’s Alexa Philippou. The length and salary of her new contract have not yet been disclosed. … Read more

Raptors fans in uproar after Pascal Siakam NBA all-star snub

Raptors star forward Pascal Siakam has not been selected to participate in this year’s NBA All-Star Game in Utah and fans are outraged. Siakam is arguably having his best season to date, averaging 24.9 points, 8.0 rebounds and 6.2 assists while shooting 47 per cent through 43 games this season. The points and assists averages … Read more

Man dies following brawl at middle school basketball game

CNN — A 60-year-old man died following a brawl that broke out on Tuesday night in the town of Alburgh during a middle school basketball game, Vermont State Police (VST) said in a statement Wednesday. Russell Giroux was taken by ambulance to Northwestern Medical Center in St. Albans where he was pronounced dead, VST said. … Read more

Utah and Toronto meet in cross-conference matchup

By Staff The Associated Press Posted January 31, 2023 2:04 am Decrease article font size Increase article font size Toronto Raptors (23-29, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (26-26, 10th in the Western Conference) Salt Lake City; Wednesday, 9 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Lauri Markkanen and the Utah Jazz host Pascal Siakam and … Read more

Bridges scores 29, Suns pull away late, beat Raptors 114-106

By David Brandt The Associated Press Posted January 30, 2023 11:31 pm Updated January 30, 2023 11:34 pm Decrease article font size Increase article font size PHOENIX (AP) — Mikal Bridges scored 29 points, Deandre Ayton added 22 points and 13 rebounds and the Phoenix Suns pulled away late to beat the Toronto Raptors 114-106 … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers furious after missed foul in loss to Boston Celtics

CNN — LeBron James was left hunched on the court in frustration after referees missed a foul on his attempted game-winning layup, and the Los Angeles Lakers succumbed to a 125-121 overtime loss against the Boston Celtics. With the game tied at 105 and less than three seconds on the clock, James drove in for … Read more

Achiuwa leads Trail Blazers to 123-105 win over Raptors

By Erik Garcu00eda Gundersen The Associated Press Posted January 29, 2023 12:42 am Decrease article font size Increase article font size PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Precious Achiuwa scored 27 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in place of the injured OG Anunoby to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 123-105 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers … Read more

Raptors’ Fred VanVleet has found his shooting stroke again

PORTLAND — In a very short period, Fred VanVleet has become more like himself. He pulls up in transition and makes a three-pointer. The ball is swung around to him and he makes a catch-and-shoot three like he’s always done. He drives and kicks the ball out, relocates himself in the corner or the break … Read more

Raptors get a lesson in efficiency in loss to Warriors

SAN FRANCISCO — A season of inconsistency notwithstanding, the Golden State Warriors are still the Golden State Warriors. They are fast and smart and time-hardened veterans who just keep playing and running and shooting and if you’re not at your very best, they’re going to get you almost every time. They did it in typical … Read more